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Bangladesh Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 152.14 169.775 185.58
Global Rank 8th 8th 8th
Global Population Share 2.186% 2.177% 2.17%
Global Population Density 1192.92 1346.2 1474.34
Global Population Density Rank 96th 98th 100th
Average Life Expectancy 70.19 73.7 76.28
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 120th 109th 105th
Fertility Rate 2.32 1.99 1.79
Fertility Rate Global Rank 110th 114th 140th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Bangladesh Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 145 0.16%
Lower respiratory infections 2390 2.63%
Congenital birth defects 2518 2.77%
Drowning 0 0%
Neonatal infections 8 0.01%
Diarrheal diseases 3149 3.47%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 47827 52.67%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 281 0.31%
Cancers 22 0.02%
Digestive diseases 11 0.01%
Kidney disease 5582 6.15%
Road accidents 1 0%
Cardiovascular disease 202 0.22%

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Highlights of Bangladesh BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Bangladesh gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 90.87%90.87%
    • Fat : 12.51%12.51%
    • Plant protein : 8.53%8.53%
    • Animal protein : 1.84%1.84%
  • 13.74% increase in caloric supply : Currently Bangladesh gets 2450/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2154/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Starchy Roots are three major diet compositions in Bangladesh
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Bangladesh
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Bangladesh average intake is 74.90 grams
  • Bananas, Pineapples and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Bangladesh
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Bangladesh average Fruit intake is 63.92grams
  • In Bangladesh, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 19.00% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Bangladesh is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of normal (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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